Photographer's Note

Another picture from Amorbach, here we see detail of the main façade of the abbey, presented in my previous post, and one of the Baroque sculptures representing most probably Madonna with Child and introduced when the site was rebuilt in 1740s.

Contrary to what one would think, the name of the place does not directly originate from the Roman god of love Amor, but rather from Amor, disciple of Saint Pirmin, traditionally the founder of the abbey (the second part of the name, "bach", means "brook" in German). Looking at this picture, however, I can't help feeling that there should be at least some Roman connections...:)

For other pictures of the trip - click on the travelogue on the left.

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